UPDATE: 2018 West Seattle Grand Parade, as it started/ended

10:49 AM: The 2018 West Seattle Grand Parade is on! The Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill Team has taken off, with the Vancouver B.C. PD motorcycles following – and then after a bit of a pause, the rest of the parade (with the PAWrade in The Junction in the meantime).

11:11 AM: And now that the motorcycle teams have made it far enough down the route, the rest of the parade has begun, with the Troop 284 honor guard:

Watch our Twitter feed for updates (you can access it via the Web – you don’t have to be a Twitter member); we’ll also update this report when the parade has concluded and California SW has reopened.

12:11 PM: After an hour, the parade has ended at the start line – the parade coordinators, judges, and chair are traveling down the street at the end. But it’ll be a while until the conclusion in The Junction (we have a crew there too).

1:10 PM: The parade is now over at the ending point (California/Edmunds), too. As always, lots more coverage to come in separate reports, with photos and video.

6 Replies to "UPDATE: 2018 West Seattle Grand Parade, as it started/ended"

  • Alkigirl July 21, 2018 (1:17 pm)

    Who won the PAWrade?!?! Just wondering 😄🐕

    • WSB July 21, 2018 (1:56 pm)

      We hope to get that list.

  • Chib July 21, 2018 (1:20 pm)

    Great to see Capt. Davis circulating the crowd and the motorcycle cop routine was impressive…  You have to have serious hours on a bike and quite a bit of confidence to ride their routine with packed sidewalks.  Unfortunately, we always have to try to race home before the cannon gets too close…  We hate the cannon…

  • Gene July 21, 2018 (2:34 pm)

    LOVE the cannon- -FYI- when you hear the siren- cover your ears

  • Me July 21, 2018 (3:17 pm)

    Was Dow there?

    • WSB July 21, 2018 (3:36 pm)

      Saw county councilmember Joe McDermott with the 34th Dems but did not see the county executive. Not marching, anyway. Maybe he and his daughter were spectators!

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